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Board Briefs: School Board Names New Police Chief, Assistant Principals for Next School Year CCSD new leaders - APs 4 19 19

The Cherokee County School Board on Thursday, April 18, 2019 approved the appointment of a new CCSD School Police Chief and new assistant principals to fill vacancies for next school year. 

The School Board unanimously approved naming Major Buster Cushing, who currently serves as commander of field operations for the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office, as the next CCSD School Police Chief effective July 1.  Major Cushing will fill the role held by retiring Chief Mark Kissel  since the Department’s establishment 20 years ago.

School Board Visits Woodstock Elementary School! School Board Visit - Woodstock ES 2 4 17 19

Cherokee County School Board members regularly visit schools for tours with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brian V. Hightower, members of his staff and the school’s Principal and administrative team.  This week, the School Board visited Woodstock Elementary School, where they learned from Principal Matt Freedman about new initiatives to further improve teaching and learning, increase parent engagement and business and community partnerships, and focus on a positive school climate.
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Online System for Registering New Students for 2019-20 Now Open!  slider new student registration gateway 2019-20 4 15 19

The Cherokee County School District’s online system for registering new students for the 2019-20 school year now is open to parents!

Parents can log in from home to the New Student Gateway by clicking here.  Parents who missed the window for online kindergarten registration in March also can register their children using the New Student Gateway.

CCSD Connections Newsletter for April Now Online CCSD Connections April 2019 image

The April edition of the CCSD Connections parent newsletter now is online here and features an important update on the school calendar issue -- and much more!

CCSD Summer Discovery Enrichment Program Now Accepting Applications! CCSD SUMMER DISCOVERY LOGO w dates

CCSD is expanding its week-long summer enrichment program to all rising first- through fifth-graders!

CCSD Summer Discovery program will be offered at Hickory Flat & Liberty Elementary Schools, and open to all CCSD students. Two sessions -- all taught by CCSD teachers -- will be offered (9 a.m.-Noon; 1-4 p.m.) June 3-7. The cost for the week-long program is $100 for one session or $190 for two sessions. Parents provide transportation and lunch.

Meet a CCSD 2019 Media Specialist of the Year: Amy VanFossen of Woodstock Elementary School! VAN FOSSEN Amy

Our school media specialists are extraordinary, and we’re profiling our Innovation Zones’ Media Specialists of the Year to celebrate them. Please read all about the Woodstock Innovation Zone 2019 Media Specialist of the Year Amy VanFossen of Woodstock Elementary School!

Woodstock Elementary School media specialist Amy VanFossen is a “difference maker,” according to her Principal, and she earns the praise of colleagues, students and parents alike.

School Social Workers Assist Families in Need CCSD Social Workers

This is National Social Work Month, and CCSD has four full-time social workers who assist the families of our 42,000 students in overcoming challenges that might affect their education.  Our social workers strive daily to connect families with community resources and provide interventions to address situations like homelessness, hunger, truancy, drug abuse, neglect and other challenges.   Last year, CCSD’s three social workers made 793 home visits; handled more than 800 cases; made 1,500 parent contacts and provided assistance to 146 homeless students.   This year, with the addition of a fourth member to the social worker team, they are on a pace to work 1,000 referrals and  serve more than 230 homeless students. 

Meet a CCSD Partner of the Year: Sojourn Community Church for Woodstock ES! poty woodstock es 3 27 19

We appreciate partners' support of our schools, which is why we celebrate their service here every week... congratulations to Woodstock Elementary School 2019 Partner of the Year Sojourn Community Church! #CCSDfam

CCSD's Child Find Program Helps Identify Special Needs Students Child find logo

What is Child Find?
The purpose of Child Find is to identify, locate, and evaluate children and youth, who are suspected of having or have a diagnosed disability or developmental delay, in order to provide free appropriate Special Education services.  The Cherokee County School District serves children ages 3 to 21.

School Board Salutes Police Department for 20 Years of Exemplary Service CCSD School Police Department 20th 3 25 19

The Cherokee County School Board is celebrating the CCSD School Police Department for its 20 years of exemplary service.  

Led since its establishment by Chief Mark Kissel, who has announced he will retire at the end of this school year, the Department consists of 20 police officers certified by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council, an Emergency Management Facilitator and office staff.

Read the latest CCSD Connections parent newsletter! CCSD connections newsletter March image

The March edition of the CCSD Connections parent newsletter now is online here and features an important update on the State-mandated school calendar issue and new troubling education legislation.  The newsletter also includes two brief surveys on our Strategic Plan and communications… please participate to help CCSD continuously improve!

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